Transforming Enterprise Computing While Cutting Costs
By Barb Goldworm, Anne Skamarock
Final Release Date: May 2007
Get up to speed on blade servers and virtualization
The combination of blade servers and virtualization provides youwith the flexibility, high availability, and manageability todeliver services on demand to users anywhere, anytime. Guiding youthrough these two technologies, this book clearly shows you whythey are rapidly becoming key foundation building blocks for thenext generation of data centers.
Experts Goldworm and Skamarock explore the benefits of bladeservers and virtualization, presenting you with an architecturalview of each. They also include an analysis of the major offeringsalong with case studies and tips for selecting products. Thisinformation will help you successfully implement these technologieson your own.
Here's the information to power up your data center
Assess the needs of your company and determine whether bladeservers and virtualization are the right choices.
Utilize the specific features of blade server systems and theircomponents.
Analyze the approaches and architectures of variousalternatives.
Compare and contrast different vendor solutions in order tomake the best selection.
Decide on hardware, system software, and data centerfacilities.
Gain a better understanding of the trade-offs, pitfalls, andother considerations that must be taken into account.
Learn how to successfully integrate blade servers andvirtualization into your production environment.